Insect-Sized Spy Drone Robots Unveiled
Just when you thought insects couldn't get any creepier, the US Air Force has unveiled tiny finger-sized insect spy drones that would be undetectable to most. The example above can be used to inject toxins into enemies during wars. Continue reading for two videos and more information. Resear
10 Futuristic Weapons You Won't Believe Are Actually Real
The future is now. You'll probably never get to fire any of these cool weapons in real life, but you CAN shoot all the awesome guns you want in Borderlands 2's new DLC: Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage. ESRB Rating: MATURE with Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language, Sexual Themes, Use of Alcohol
Video: Kawasaki’s Power-Assist Robot Suit Helps Humans Lift Heavy Objects – TechCrunch
Japanese tech powerhouse Kawasaki is working on the so-called Power Assist Suit, a wearable robot that helps humans carry objects weighing 30-40kg without any effort from the muscles. The suit is actually one of quite a few similar models currently available in Japan. The Kawasaki robot features a total of four motors in the parts covering the hips and knees (see picture below). The control unit and lithium battery are placed in the part placed around the lower back.
Creating the super soldier: Robotic exoskeleton - that is so soft and light it pulls on like a pair of trousers - could one day give troops superhuman strength
The exosuit is being developed by the Harvard University's Wyss Institute for a U.S. Defence Department. It is hoped the contraption will help people lift heavier loads than they are naturally capable of.
Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Stephen Hawking Speak Out Against Military Robots
Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and Stephen Hawking are three prominent voices calling for a ban on the use of autonomous weapons.
Military Robots: Armed, but How Dangerous?
An open letter calling for a ban on lethal weapons controlled by artificially intelligent machines was signed last week by thousands of scientists and technologists, reflecting growing concern that swift progress in artificial intelligence could be harnessed to make killing machines more efficient, and less accountable, both on the battlefield and off. But experts are…